Police: Man arrested in YMCA child sex abuse incident

GRANTS PASS, Ore. (AP) — Police say officers arrested a convicted sex offender in southern Oregon after a child was sexually touched at a YMCA swimming pool. The Grants Pass Police Department said in a statement that officers responded to a report of a sex offense on Monday involving a 6-year-old girl. Police say YMCA staff helped identify the person involved as Rex McCurdy, a registered sex offender from California. Officers arrested 66-year-old McCurdy Wednesday when he came back to the YMCA. McCurdy was lodged at the Josephine County Jail on suspicion of two counts of first-degree sexual abuse. It wasn’t immediately known if he has a lawyer to comment on his behalf.